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Mass Production of Wine

Mass Production of Wine Following the French Revolution, the majority of French wine production was privatized in the early 1800s. When the Hudson's Bay Company was founded in 1824, it quickly became the population center […]

August 15

August 15, 1038: On this day, Saint Stephen of Hungary passed away. From 1000 or 1001 until he died in 1038, Stephen I, sometimes referred to as King Saint Stephen, reigned as Hungary's first […]

August 12

August 12, 1712: Karl Jacob Weber was born in the town of Arth in Switzerland. Weber initially trained as an architect and an engineer, but he subsequently became involved in the excavation of numerous […]


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